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Cover by Alex Milne


Cover by Guido Guidi


Written by: SHANE McCARTHY Art by: ALEX MILNE Colors by: JOSH PEREZ Letters by: CHRIS MOWRY Editor: DENTON J. TIPTON

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Consulting Editor: ANDY SCHMIDT

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STORY SO FAR... Faced with the choice of selling out the Knights or fighting alongside them, Drift chooses to make his stand on the side of good. Knowing that the slavers are only aware of a few of them, Drift and the Knights decide to leave Crystal City and make a suicidal stand in order to save the lives of everyone in the hidden city. Drift had hoped the whole city would stand and fight, yet Dai Atlas, the leader of the Knights, refuses to allow it to happen in an attempt to protect the city from war. Now, Drift and the Knights must make a stand against hundreds in the hopes that they save the lives of thousands...


Special thanks to Hasbro’s Aaron Archer, Michael Kelly, Amie Lozanski, Val Roca, Ed Lane, Michael Provost, Erin Hillman, Samantha Lomow, and Michael Verrecchia for their invaluable assistance.

w w w. I D W P U B L I S H I N G . c o m THE TRANSFORMERS: DRIFT #4. OCTOBER 2010. FIRST PRINTING. HASBRO and its logo, TRANSFORMERS, and all related characters are trademarks of Hasbro and are used with permission. © 2010 Hasbro. All Rights Reserved. IDW Publishing, a division of Idea and Design Works, LLC. Editorial offices: 5080 Santa Fe Street, San Diego, CA 92109. Any similarities to persons living or dead are purely coincidental. With the exception of artwork used for review purposes, none of the contents of this publication may be reprinted without the permission of Idea and Design Works, LLC. Printed in Korea. IDW Publishing does not read or accept unsolicited submissions of ideas, stories, or artwork.

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Transformers: Drift #4 (of 4)  

Shane McCarthy (w) • Alex Milne (a & c)The time for conflict has arrived! But can Drift possibly hope to survive the coming onslaught? Old f...

Transformers: Drift #4 (of 4)  

Shane McCarthy (w) • Alex Milne (a & c)The time for conflict has arrived! But can Drift possibly hope to survive the coming onslaught? Old f...